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The 2015 Silverado 2500HD gets a 6.0L Vortec V8 standard that cranks out 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with that engine, the Silverado 2500HD can tow up to 13,000 pounds with a conventional hitch. Upgrade to a fifth-wheel, and you can pull up to 14,800 pounds! Was their advertisement, wonder if its true. I know i am at the max and would live a diesel but doesnt suit my daily driving habits.

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I pull a 34.5 foot toyhauler with 2 Atv's in it, 160 gallons of water, 45 gal. if gas. Tops out at 14,000 lbs. My Silverado 2500hd 6.0 gas pulls it well. I currently have Doug Thorley shortie headers that are ceramic coated on the inside and the outside to keep the heat in, Afe cold air intake, and a free flowing exhaust,along with the 4.10 gears and a Blackbear tune. She runs well but to help I kept my tires a little smaller to not lose my gears, running 275/75/18 tires that measure out at 32 diameter. I do have a Magnuson 2300 supercharger on order just waiting for Blackbear to ship it. They are going to do the tune for it too.

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I pull a 34.5 foot toyhauler with 2 Atv's in it, 160 gallons of water, 45 gal. if gas. Tops out at 14,000 lbs. My Silverado 2500hd 6.0 gas pulls it well. I currently have Doug Thorley shortie headers that are ceramic coated on the inside and the outside to keep the heat in, Afe cold air intake, and a free flowing exhaust,along with the 4.10 gears and a Blackbear tune. She runs well but to help I kept my tires a little smaller to not lose my gears, running 275/75/18 tires that measure out at 32 diameter. I do have a Magnuson 2300 supercharger on order just waiting for Blackbear to ship it. They are going to do the tune for it too.

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Let me know how the tune goes, def wanna do that. Searching for long tubes. I find for up to year 14. Curious if there is a difference from 14 to 15

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I am quite surprised at how many people tow that heavy with the 6.0. In all honesty, I couldn’t imagine hauling much more than the setup I have without going to a duramax. Good to see that these trucks can take the abuse though

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I am quite surprised at how many people tow that heavy with the 6.0. In all honesty, I couldn’t imagine hauling much more than the setup I have without going to a duramax. Good to see that these trucks can take the abuse though
I wanted a diesel. This is my daily commuter. My average drive is 10 to 15 minutes stop light to stop light. Gas mileage is eh, but i run e85 at 1.59 gal vs 87 at 2.09. I weigh in at 7700lbs with me in it and some tools.

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We just bought a Cougar 5th wheel - it's 9400# empty with GVWR of 11,500. Loaded to take to camp it towed awesome, but I don't think I'd want to be right at the 14k limit of a 2500 Gasser.

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22 hours ago, elgavilan123 said:

Here's a Pic of my setup

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Nice looking rigs there. I see tailgate down - I have to be like DEAD STRAIGHT or I can't lower it - your's that close?

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No, mine has some clearance, I had just hooked up, don't tow it that way. I use an Anderson hitch, just recently switched from a slider, so the trailer sits about 8" further back. Really like the Anderson, the part you have to put in and take out only weighs 35# so it's really easy. I run a camper shell when not in tow mode.

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No, mine has some clearance, I had just hooked up, don't tow it that way. I use an Anderson hitch, just recently switched from a slider, so the trailer sits about 8" further back. Really like the Anderson, the part you have to put in and take out only weighs 35# so it's really easy. I run a camper shell when not in tow mode.

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Was looking into the reviews on the anderson. I like the light weight part.

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